The Holidays in Whistler
Celebrate the Holidays in Whistler! Whistler is an amazing place to spend this special time of year. In addition to world class skiing and riding, Whistler has lots of events and festive activities happening.
Aloha Whistler has put together a list of must do Whistler activities that the entire family will enjoy. Many of these Whistler events are free!
Outdoor Ice Skating at the Whistler Olympic Plaza
The Whistler Olympic Plaza located across from the Marketplace will be transformed into an outdoor skating rink for the winter. Use of the rink is free. Skate rentals are available for $5 from 11 am to 2pm and 6 pm to 9 pm. The rink will be open daily from mid December from 11am to 9pm. Please note that the skating rink may close for special events.
Coca Cola Tube Park Whistler
The tube park is located at Base II on Blackcomb Mountain. Tubing is a fun activity for everyone and no experience is required! The tube park is open daily from December 17 to April 22 from 12pm to 8pm (11 am on weekends). There is a mini zone with mini tube for the younger children.
Whistler Holiday Experience
The Whistler Holiday Experience is a free indoor activity fun zone located at the Whistler Conference Centre. It is open daily from December 16 to January 2 (closed Dec 25 and 31). Santa will be making a special experience on December 17 and 18. This is a great place for the kids to hang out during the holidays. They will love the bouncy castle, mini putt course, arts and crafts, video games and much more! Parents can relax in the lounge area with a hot drink.
First Night Whistler
First Night Whistler is a legendary New Years Eve celebration. This is a family friendly evening of entertainment and celebration that includes street entertainment, live music, local arts and family-friendly activities at indoor and outdoor venues throughout Whistler Village. There will be of course fireworks to ring in New Year. This is an alcohol free evening. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Whistler Visitors Centre.
Whistler Sliding Centre
Visit the venue of the bobsleigh, luge and skeleton competitions of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games. The Whistler Sliding Centre is located at Base II on Blackcomb Mountain. You can now experience the thrill of these incredible sports through the public sliding program for Skeleton and Bobsleigh. For more information and to book the thrill of a lifetime, visit the Whistler Sliding Centre.
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre has been voted one of the top Whistler attractions. The centre is dedicated to the history and culture of local First Nations. The centre features a museum, exhibits, a gift shop, cafe, gallery and a theatre showcasing a 15 minute film. The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre will be hosting the Winter Gathering on December 29th.
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